16 janvier 2023

Baroque: Masterpieces From the Fisch Davidson Collection at Sotheby's NewYork

The Fisch Davidson Collection is one of the most important collections of Baroque art ever to appear on the market. Ten extraordinary works from the collection will be offered in a dedicated single owner sale at Sotheby’s, New York, in January 2023, during Masters Week. Including several masterpieces, the Fisch Davidson collection constitutes a spectacular ensemble that traces the development of the Baroque. Acquired over the course of almost thirty years, the collection’s profound quality reflects the rare combination of passion,... [Lire la suite]

14 janvier 2023

'Theodoor Rombouts, Virtuoso of Flemish Caravaggism' at MSK Ghent

Theodoor Rombouts  (Antwerp, 1597–Antwerp, 1637), Allegory of the Five Senses, 1632, Oil on canvas, MSK Ghent © www.artinflanders.be, photo Cedric Verhelst GHENT - On the occasion of the 225th anniversary of the MSK, we are presenting the first ever monographic exhibition on Theodoor Rombouts (1597-1637), the virtuoso of Flemish Caravaggism. Rombouts was an established figure in the Antwerp art world. But although his painting was appreciated during his short life, the Antwerp Baroque gods Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640)... [Lire la suite]
04 février 2020

'Caravaggio-Bernini. Baroque in Rome' at the Rijksmuseum

Gian Lorenzo Bernini (Naples 1598 – 1680 Rome), Medusa, 1638–1640. Marble with traces of original patina, h. 46 cm, Rome, Musei Capitolini, Palazzo dei Conservatori © Sovrintendenza Capitolina, Musei Capitolini – Pinacoteca Capitolina, Rome. AMSTERDAM - In the first decades of the 17th century a new generation of ambitious artists led by the brilliant painter Caravaggio and sculptor Bernini shook the eternal city of Rome from its slumber. They introduced a new language to art that dispensed with elegance and... [Lire la suite]
24 juin 2019

Dallas Museum of Art presents rare chance to see a masterpiece by Caravaggio

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, Martha and Mary Magdalene, c. 1598, oil and tempera on canvas, Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of the Kresge Foundation and Mrs. Edsel B. Ford, 73.268. DALLAS, TX.- This summer, visitors to the Dallas Museum of Art have the rare opportunity to see an extraordinary work by the Old Master painter Caravaggio. One of the most influential figures in the history of European art, he is renowned as one of the greatest Baroque painters of the 17th century along with Rubens, Velázquez, Rembrandt, and... [Lire la suite]
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02 décembre 2017

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571–1610), Salome receives the Head of John the Baptist, 1607-10

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571–1610), Salome receives the Head of John the Baptist, 1607-10. Oil on canvas, 91.5 x 106.7 cm. Bought, 1970, NG6389, The National Gallery, London. Photo credit: The National Gallery, London.
02 décembre 2017

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571–1610), Boy bitten by a Lizard, 1595-1600

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571–1610), Boy bitten by a Lizard, 1595-1600. Oil on canvas, 66 x 49.5 cm. Bought with the aid of a contribution from the J. Paul Getty Jr Endowment Fund, 1986, NG6504, The National Gallery, London. Photo credit: The National Gallery, London. 

01 octobre 2017

"Dentro Caravaggio", technology sheds new light on master of shade

MILANO - “Dentro Caravaggio” at Palazzo Reale in Milan from 29.09.2017 to 28.1.2018 presents an unexplored new perspective of the years of the artist’s extraordinary production, under the light of a some new documents and more recent researches. Once again Milan pays homage to the genius artist showing eighteen of the master's works of art together for the first time ever. Deemed as unique, this retrospective not only presents the public with works on loan from other major Italian museums,... [Lire la suite]
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19 juin 2017

Scottish National Gallery opens "Beyond Caravaggio"

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571-1610), The Taking of Christ, 1602. On indefinite loan to the National Gallery of Ireland from the Jesuit Community, Leeson St., Dublin, who acknowledge the kind generosity of the late Dr Marie Lea-Wilson. Photo © National Gallery of Ireland. EDINBURGH.- The revolution in painting sparked by one of the world’s most celebrated (and notorious) artists is the subject of the major summer exhibition at the Scottish National Gallery in Edinburgh this year. Beyond Caravaggio brings a... [Lire la suite]
12 février 2017

"Beyond Caravaggio" exhibition opens at the National Gallery of Ireland

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio  (1571-1610), 'Boy Bitten by a Lizard', ca. 1593-1595, Fondazione di Studi di Storia dell’Arte Roberto Longhi, Florencia. © Fondazione di Studi di Storia dell’Arte Roberto Longhi  DUBLIN.- The highly anticipated exhibition Beyond Caravaggio opened this Saturday 11 February in the National Gallery of Ireland. Out of a total of 42 major works from the sixteenth and seventeenth century, four are master paintings by Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio... [Lire la suite]
14 avril 2014

Enjoy a rare opportunity to see four paintings by, or attributed to Caravaggio at the MFA, Boston

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, (Italian, 1571 – 1610), Saint Francis in Meditation. Oil on canvas. Chiesa di San Pietro, Carpineto Romano. Photo: Courtesy Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. BOSTON, MASS.- The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, presents a rare opportunity to view four intriguing paintings by, or attributed to, Michelangelo Merisi, called Caravaggio (1571-1610). The exhibition, Visiting Masterpieces: Caravaggio and Connoisseurship (April 12–June 15, 2014), introduces visitors to the art of judging whether a “Caravaggio” is,... [Lire la suite]
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